COVID-19 has introduced a number of hardships on bulk material handlers, including limiting their options for critical training to improve conveyor safety and productivity.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has revised its operator training simulator, Digital Driller, for drill operators and maintenance teams.
Whitehaven Coal has pledged more than $800,000 to fund safety projects in support of mental health initiatives and the provision of lifesaving equipment.
South Australia will host an industry-backed training ground for minerals industry experts in the areas of sensing and data science.
BHP has launched a training program “The School of Rock” at its Olympic Dam site in South Australia, which is dedicated to training people without mining experience.
Rio Tinto has backed the Western Australian Government’s election commitment and first-ever strategy for enhancing the state’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capabilities.